Financial news on March 06, 2010

Business and Financial news
Andrew Jaffe, Who Brought Clios to Adweek, Is Dead at 71

Mr. Jaffe presided over the expansion of the advertising trade magazine and helped revitalize the industry’s awards for excellence. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Consumer Groups Urge Regulation of Nonbank Financial Institutions

Many of these companies, such as payday lenders and debt collectors, take aim at lower-income customers, and consumer advocates say they are less regulated than banks. Read more..

By SEWELL CHAN - The New York Times

Disney and Cablevision Snipe at Chiefs in Contract Talks

The companies, which are negotiating a new deal involving WABC in New York, exchanged critical statements on Friday. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER and BROOKS BARNES - The New York Times

European Buyers of Airbus Plane Agree to Cover Its Cost Overruns

Seven European governments that signed on as customers will pay a 10 percent price increase that will allow the troubled project to continue. Read more..

By NICOLA CLARK - The New York Times

G.M. Plans to Reinstate 661 Dealerships

The number is more than half of the nearly 1,100 dealers who challenged G.M. termination decision, and allows the company to avoid costly arbitration. Read more..

By DEALBOOK - The New York Times

G.M. Plans to Reinstate 661 Dealerships

The number is more than half of the nearly 1,100 dealers who challenged the automaker’s termination decision last year, and allows the company to avoid costly arbitration. Read more..

By NICK BUNKLEY - The New York Times

House Panel Wants More Safety Records From Toyota

Two top members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee questioned how rigorously Toyota tested for sudden acceleration in its vehicles. Read more..

By NICK BUNKLEY - The New York Times

Markets Find the Upside of the Jobs Report

A surprisingly good jobs report invigorated investors, reviving optimism that the economic recovery might be strengthening. Read more..

By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ - The New York Times

Split Decisions

Split Decisions is a word puzzle without traditional clues. Read more..

By JIM HORNE - The New York Times

Voting Your Shares May Start to Matter

Until recently, the shareholder votes of small investors were largely meaningless. But the tide is beginning to turn. Read more..

By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD - The New York Times

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